|"Joyless Street" ["Die Freudlose Gasse"]  - Georg Wilhelm Pabst|
Plot [Wikipedia]... In 1921 in the poor part of an Austrian town called Melchiorgasse there are only two wealthy people: the butcher Josef Geiringer and his wife. Mrs. Greifer runs a fashion boutique and a nightclub patronized by wealthy Viennese. Annexed to the nightclub is Merkl Hotel, a brothel to which the women of the nightclub bring their clients. The film follows the lives of two women from the same poor neighborhood as they try to better themselves during the period of Austrian postwar h...
Keywords: Georg Wilhelm Pabst; German cinema; Greta Garbo; New Objectivity movement; silent film
|"Judith Of Bethulia" (1914) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer|
"Judith of Bethulia" is a historical drama, directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. When an enemy army besieges the city and its citizens are doomed without food and water, its most prominent resident Judith makes a desperate and risky move to save her people.The film enjoys a strong 7.9 rating in IMDB.Directed by D...
Keywords: D. W. Griffith; Biograph Company; Blanche Sweet; Henry B. Walthall; Mae Marsh; Robert Harron; Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
|Jack and the Beanstalk|
This is the Edwin S Porter film version of the old story which was produced for the Edison production company in 1902
Keywords: fiary tale; silents
|Jack and the Beanstalk (1902 silent film) - Thomas A. Edison|
From Edison films catalog: A grand spectacular performance in nine scenes and one tableau, illustrating the most popular fairy story ever written.... From this very simple and popular fairy tale we have produced a most pleasing, interesting and mirth producing play in motion pictures, introducing therein many surprising new tricks and dissolving effects. The subject was carefully studied, and every scene posed with a view to following as closely as possible the accepted version of JACK AND THE B...
Keywords: Short; Fantasy
|Jack and the Beanstalk 1902 - Thomas Alva Edison|
This one is a really old film. I remember that my grandfather had a copy of it, but it was lost years ago. He had some very sharp words about this "God" Edison.
Keywords: Rare films; Thomas Edison; Silver Screen; Rare movies
|Jeanne d’Arc - Georges Méliès|
Jeanne d’Arc, 1900, 10m19s Star Film Catalogue Nos. 264-275 Director: Georges Méliès Writers: Georges Méliès (screenplay), Georges Méliès (story) Stars: Bleuette Bernon, Georges Méliès and Jeanne d'Alcy as Jeanne d'Arc Despite being made as early as 1900, Georges Méliès’ Joan of Arc was in fact the second adaptation of the legend: Georges Hatot’s The Execution of Joan of Arc (Execution de Jeanne d’Arc) was made in 1897...
Keywords: Gen X; Georges Méliès; Joan of Arc; History; Silent Film; Short; Drama; Hand-coloured
|Jerry The Paperboy|
You tell me. This is a delightful little silent picture from the United States in the earls days. It is uncredited. I would appreciate hearing information about it. There is another copy of this on the Archive to which nI have added a sound track and brightened the picture.
Keywords: germany; boy; silents; comedy
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|Jesus of Nazareth (1916) - Sydney Olcott|
This movie was filmed by Sydney Olcott in 1916 and is also known as "From the Manger to the Cross." More information on the film can be found here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0002199/ It was found on Youtube, and since it was filmed in 1916, it has long since gone into the public domain.
Keywords: Jesus; of; Nazareth; 1916; Manger; Cross; Christianity; religion; silent films; king of kings; Joseph; Mary; three wise men; walking on water; five fishes; sermon on the mount; sermon on the plain; king of kings; lord of lords; black and white; Jesus Christ
|Just Neighbors - Hal Roach|
From IMDb: Suburban neighbors (Lloyd and Pollard) join together to build a garden shed, but through carelessness, wind up ruining the garden, as well as the laundry, which is drying in the yard. Further mayhem ensues when chickens are set loose. Stars: Harold Lloyd, Bebe Daniels, and Harry Pollard
Keywords: Comedy; Short; Silent